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Dec 14, 2012 at 10:12am IST

J&K: Day-old baby murdered by govt doctor for being born out of wedlock

Srinagar: In a shocking incident, a government doctor and two others were charged with murdering a one-day-old infant only because it was born out of wedlock.

The baby's body was found by the police in a stream and their investigations led them to a government hospital in Kupwara where the baby had been born.

The villagers are now demanding strict action against the accused. The Health Ministry has assured prompt action in the case. Sources add that the doctor actually has a history of abortions.

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